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Old 01-05-2016, 12:57 PM
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Posted on the PTS Reference thread in the 991 gt3 forum but
of interest to those in this thread too, I am sure!

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Originally Posted by Warren99 View Post
Saw these pics. PTS on a new turbo already?
Surprised considering how many are still waiting
on PTS RS's.



Originally Posted by bronson7 View Post
^^^Any idea what colour?
Originally Posted by lessthan3mph View Post
Could it be--Magic Bamboo Metallic?!!!
Originally Posted by bronson7 View Post
Seems like the Magic Bamboo Metallic has a bit of brown in it.
Once again, we know photos are often misleading. Good work
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Originally Posted by lessthan3mph View Post
Ya, I agree, it doesn't look exactly the same, but it would be
hard to imagine they'd do PTS already, since the window for
all PTS should be closed. So I'm guessing a new green that
hasn't been seen before, and magic bamboo might fit the bill.
It's not on the configurator yet, but who knows...
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Something is going on with this color...and it's not the same
'Magic Bamboo Metallic' that we saw earlier on that Cayenne
or my photos taken at Porsche Leipzig last July.




But it looks like a new color (regardless what they call it) under
consideration for at least the 911 Turbo & perhaps other models!
This is a .2 991 Turbo. Note that the license plate: 'BB*CR 125',
which stands for Böblingen, Baden-Württemberg. Such plate is
often associated with a Weissach test car. So my bet is that this
is a Porsche factory vehicle, not a customer PTS car!



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Here was a similar Weissach factory gt4 in which 'Miami Blue'
was tested. I personally saw this car at Zuffenhausen during
my visit last July!



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And here is a different Turbo (with regular 'red' calipers, not PCCBs)
at Weissach as reported by someone recently here in Rennlist. It's
a .1 991 Turbo, so they were experimenting with this green metallic
color for at least one year. Coincidence that these metallic green
turbos are showing up at Weissach or with Weissach area plates,
I don't think so!

Originally Posted by RSGT View Post
Saw this PTS green Turbo (factory car) yesterday in Weissach.

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And here was my response to the fellow that posted the photo,
although it was never subsequently determined as to the color:

Originally Posted by Z356 View Post
Did you get to talk to the owner and find out
the exact PTS color?


It looks too light & rich to be the popular 'Oak Green Metallic'...



And there are many other possibilities of 'green metallic' PTS paints
which we are not that familiar with in their current 991/981 form:















And it could also be a few approved green metallics that are not
listed above! These types of 'metallic' greens were a particular
favorite color of Ferry Porsche!

If you could find out for us, we all would appreciate it!

Saludos,
Eduardo
Carmel
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Post # 972
https://rennlist.com/forums/991/7085...nd-you-65.html

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So keep you eyes on this new metallic green color. It might be
the re-formulated 'Magic Bamboo Metallic' that Daniel is talking
about and that we brought up at my luncheon with 'Porsche
Exclusive' staff back in July at Zuffenhausen. Here is what I
wrote about it back in July after Daniel told me the info he had
found out just before my meeting with 'Porsche Exclusive'!



Post #53
https://rennlist.com/forums/991-gt3-...-2015-a-4.html



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Default Sascha Glaeser's 'Orange' 911 RSR Clone is for sale...

Some of you might remember that I talked about the special 911 that
Sascha Glaeser, former head of 'Porsche Exclusive' at PCNA, had for
sale at Rennsport V last September at a booth in Laguna Seca:





Post #928
https://rennlist.com/forums/991/7085...l#post12683534

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Well, it has surprisingly shown up for sale at the used-car agent that I
know in Orange County, CA - Paul Kramer's AutoKennel (he is a fellow
R Gruppe member).



http://www.autokennel.com/AutoKennel...ditioning.html

If any of you are interested in pursuing it, here are the particulars & background on the car & the owner:

1)) Here is Rennwerkstatt website still showing the car:



http://www.rennwerkstatt.com

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2) Here is the builder's website in Germany - Scuderia-Eleven.de:





http://www.scuderia-eleven.de/galerie/index.html

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Sascha's car is called 'Project LA' since that was it's destination!




http://www.scuderia-eleven.de/galeri...Zwcm9qZWt0bGE=

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I have no financial interest in the selling of this vehicle. It's just
that Sasha Glaeser was the individual that put 'Porsche Exclusive'
on the map here in the United States and I would like to help him
out if I can with this sale now that he is no longer working for
Porsche and needs the funds to start a new phase in his career.
And, compared to products from 'Singer Vehicle Design' &
'Magnus Walker', this 'Scuderia Eleven' German-made recreation
is priced quite right at just $164,990!










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Default 918 owners got special PTS privileges...but also paid a hefty price for it!

Repost from the 991 gt3 forum but perhaps of interest
to others in this thread!

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Originally Posted by Tom Tweed View Post
Eduardo,
Apparently, 918 owners can still get anything they want? This car is sitting in the showroom at PoSD and they told me it is Continental Orange.



TT
Tom:

Yes, 918 owners were able to get anything they wanted PTS...that
is for damn sure! And indeed 'Continental Orange' was on that list.
This is not the complete list (as os 12/2014) but what was shown
on this partial list of approved PTS colors for on the 918 is quite
impressive:





Not shown on the list above but known PTS colors to have been later
done to client's 918 include:

Acid Green Metallic
Arrow Blue
Pure Blue
(from the '12 .2 997 Speedster)

Plus the super unique two color painted 918's that are
in a league of their own (color & price-wise)!

The Last of the 918s - the special PTS cars & their stories!
https://rennlist.com/forums/porsche-...r-stories.html

As an aside, here are the breakout of colors for the
918's delivered to the US by PCNA, according to
knowledgeable 918 owner LarryF:





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Cheers Eduardo , that 991 Turbo color is : Fuchsitgrünmetallic (Y76)
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Liquid metal chrome blue is listed on the 918 configurator for $63K. Just my opinion, but I think that is just nuts. I still think Atlas Gray is a great color - my car prior to my purchasing it in 2005.
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Originally Posted by Phil G. View Post
Liquid metal chrome blue is listed on the 918 configurator for $63K. Just my opinion, but I think that is just nuts. I still think Atlas Gray is a great color - my car prior to my purchasing it in 2005.
Liquid metal silver is also 62+
I guess when your spending essentially 1 million on a car that's just another option
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Originally Posted by m4ever View Post
Cheers Eduardo , that 991 Turbo color is : Fuchsitgrünmetallic (Y76)
Thank you for that information. Could you be kind enough to
explain your source? Have you identified that color code on
any of these particular 991 Turbos? Do you know why these
cars have been painted in this color?

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Originally Posted by Phil G. View Post
Liquid metal chrome blue is listed on the 918 configurator for
$63K. Just my opinion, but I think that is just nuts.




Yes, PAG offered its 918 customers a choice of either
'Liquid Metal Chrome Blue' or 'Liquid Metal Silver' as
a 'Special Color' option for US$63K. This was not a
PTS option...but just a 'Special Color' for special people.
In the US, 42 chose to pay that $63K 'Liquid Metal Silver'
& another 17 chose to pay the same thing for 'Liquid
Metal Chrome Blue'! So if we get these 59 people all
together at a future Porsche event, along with the few
other Porsche customers that paid astronomical prices
to get the two-color PTS paint on their 918s (you don't
want to know what they paid, trust me), we might have,
according to some, enough critical mass to staff a pretty
decent size mental hospital (we used to affectionately
call them 'Insane Asylums' in the past!).



But thankfully, that is not what we will do with these 'special' owners.
Instead, we will celebrate the 'diversity' of individuals choosing to do
with their money as they see fit. Isn't that what progressive folks in
our 'Politically Correct' world like to see? 'Diversity'.



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Default 'Pastel Orange' vs 'Gulf Orange' vs 'RS Orange' vs 'Signal Orange'...

Posts copied from a recent thread on the 991 gt3 forum but which
I think makes sense to record for this thread too & discuss further
if there is any interest!

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Originally Posted by GR8 White North View Post
My 2015 GT3 is hibernating for the winter but I thought it was time to
reveal her as there has been so much talk of PTS cars. Having not yet
seen another Pastel Orange 991 GT3, here she is..!!


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Originally Posted by ipse dixit View Post
Someone page Eduardo!
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Originally Posted by Z356 View Post
Congratulations, GR8! Another fellow Canadian with a PTS gt3, eh!



I happen to like 'Pastel Orange' very much.

A little history on this fairly 'new' orange paint formulation at Porsche:



This was the color that Porsche kept as it's only solid orange once PAG
retired 'RS Orange', color code 8C6, after MY2010.



Sometime later, in the 991/981 period, they also approved the vintage
'Gulf Orange'. That color had been also approved for the 997 but was
rarely ordered. Notice the contrast between PTS 'Gulf Orange' 997 and
a period 'RS Orange' Limited Edition Boxster in the photo below:



'Continental Orange', another great vintage orange from the early 1970's,
was rejected by PAG after its feasibility study. And the classic & historic
'Signal Orange' from the late 60s/early 70's has not yet been tested for
PTS on the 991/981. So 'Pastel Orange' is still the brightest solid orange
hue you can get via PTS from Porsche today!




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Originally Posted by montoya View Post
There is a Gulf orange 2014 GT3 in SoCal. Well not sure of the
exact shade of orange... But orange for sure!
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Originally Posted by Z356 View Post
You are correct. It's 'Gulf Orange'!
Sold by Walter's in Riverside!



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Originally Posted by Mr. Adair View Post
Maybe one the best current PTS colors IMO that nobody does.
My Cayman S Sport was in RS/Signal Orange and is not
a PTS color as Eduardo stated. I am so happy to see Pastel Orange
may even be a better Orange. Looks to be a deeper truer
Orange. Huge Kudos!
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Originally Posted by Z356 View Post
Just to clarify...it was known as 'RS Orange' or simply 'Orange',
color code 8C6. Didn't include the 'Signal' designation. It's no
longer an approved PTS for the 991/981, although it was allowed
to be done on a VIP's 918 last year. And in my opinion, it's one
of the most memorable (& one of the best) color formula for
'Orange' in Porsche's long history!






Saludos,
Eduardo
Carmel
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Originally Posted by Mr. Adair View Post
Am I thinking "signal" as in green? In any case, I thought my Cayman S
was super bright and a great shade of orange, now after seeing Gulf and
Pastel orange I am not so sure I don't like them even better! It's also
crazy how I can't for the life of me see the difference between Gulf and
Pastel. I thought Gulf would be lighter, but it looks just as saturated and
deep as Pastel! Sheesh...
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Originally Posted by Z356 View Post
Well I am trying to understand your 'thinking'.
The facts are that 'Signal Orange', color code 116,
which is a historic/vintage early 911 color. It is
not anything like the 'RS Orange', or 'Orange',
color code 8C6, that your Limited Edition Boxster
S was painted by the factory. To my knowledge,
'Signal Orange', color code 116, was not approved
for the 997/987 as a PTS color. And for sure it has
never been approved as a PTS color for the 991/981!

'RS Orange', color code 8C6, was first formulated
for the 2007/2008 .1 997 gt3 RS. That is the first
time it was ever seen on a Porsche. Then it was
used on the Limited Edition Boxsters and Cayman S,
as well as allowed to be ordered on any 997/987 via
PTS (until MY2010).



Trust me when I tell you that in person, and to the
human eye, it's nothing like 'Signal Orange', which
dates back from the late 1960's & was a very popular
Porsche color in its era:



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'Pastel Orange':



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'Gulf Orange':



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Photos don't do justice to colors. It all depends on camera
lenses, light conditions, filters, etc. That is why you need to
see both colors - 'Gulf' and 'Pastel' - in person. And then you
will be able to tell the difference. They are nothing alike!

I hope this was of some assistance!

Saludos,
Eduardo
Carmel
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Originally Posted by Mr. Adair View Post
Eduardo strikes again! Well, those photos clear things up a bit
don't they! Clearly Gulf is darker and with more red in it and
Pastel is well, more pastel!
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Eduardo, what color were the wheels and mirrors on the early 997rs cars? Not the same as the regular orange body paint, I don't think?
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Originally Posted by Schmidts Cat View Post
Eduardo, what color were the wheels and mirrors on
the early 997rs cars? Not the same as the regular
orange body paint, I don't think?




Ian, to my knowledge the 'Orange' wheels on the
'Black' and 'Silver' .1 997 gt3 RS were indeed the
same 'Orange', color code 8C6.



I must add that the wheel manufacturer, who is
tasked with painting the wheels off-site from
Zuffenhausen at their factories, does add several
layers of extra 'clear' to protect' the painted surfaces
of the wheels. The latter is more exposed than the
body to salt, brake dust, etc. That often gives the
appearance of being somewhat different than the
same paint on the car's body*.

On the rear view mirrors, the 'Orange' would have
been the same as the body, with a final clear coat
like all solid/uni paints presently at Porsche.

Why do you think the 'Orange' color is not the
same for the wheels of the 'Black' or 'Silver'
.1 997 gt3 RS?

Saludos,
Eduardo
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*It wouldn't have been the case in the .1 997 RS
since the orange wheels only matched the rear
view mirrors on the 'Black' or 'Silver' versions.
But it has been a problem on optional painted
wheels matching the exterior paint on regular
models. For example, like in this 'Racing Yellow'
991 which were slightly off!




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Default Painted brake calipers 'options' from Porsche...to be continued!

From another thread but it keeps coming back up...
I also needed to copy Pete Stout's response on this
'sticky' thread so that we could follow up on his
excellent post in the near future!


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Originally Posted by jo_ker View Post
Is there a list of caliper colors Porsche Exclusive / PTS are offering?

jo_ker: You posted this question at another thread in this forum
but if you don't mind we will try to respond to it here. The short
answer is that 'Porsche Exclusive' doesn't normally offer the option
of giving you a choice in the color of the calipers. The color is
based on the type of brake & model you purchase. In the case
of 918 clients & PCCB, PAG allowed you to choose 'Silver' calipers
as an option (at nearly $3K cost) if you didn't want 'Acid Green'.
There is no such option in lesser models 991 or 981 at Porsche
at present.


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The long answer to your question can be found below in this
exchange I had with Pete Stout, editor of PCA's Panorama &
formerly of the Porsche enthusiast magazine 'Excellence':


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Originally Posted by Z356 View Post
No, not 'strange' at all. There is a method to their madness...for
sticking to 'Speed Yellow' as their official color for their PCCB!

Porsche has a very distinct policy of 'branding' the color of their
brake calipers to specific categories of performance in most cases.
And because of 'political correctness' in at least one case!

A little history first:

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1) Porsche introduced the carbon ceramics brakes (PCCB) as
standard on the MY2001 gt2 model & optional on that year's
911 Turbo:



http://press.porsche.com/archive/pro...001/index.html

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2) Porsche launched 'Speed Yellow' as an exterior offering around
1993/1994. The color remained as a standard offering until 2012,
when it was replaced by 'Racing Yellow', first on the 991 then the
981.






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3) 'Racing Yellow' will continue for the balance of .2 991 (my guess),
but will probably be replaced with another yellow hue for the next
chassis - e.g. 992. Yet I totally expect 'Speed Yellow' to remain the
color of the 'PCCB' brakes regardless what new 'yellow' exterior color
Porsche chooses to offer next on their future platform or models
(for the most part).





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4) Porsche decided to paint the calipers of their 'PCCB' in yellow
to differentiate the 'brand' of its top performance brakes. And
it seems to me that they choose 'Speed Yellow' from the beginning,
and decided to stick to that color from then on for 'branding'
purposes...



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5) And it's 'Speed Yellow' for all PCCBs in the Porsche model range, but
for one* principal exception - the 918 Spyder. So PAG is not interested
whether these brake caliper colors 'match' or 'coordinate' with a vehicle's
chosen color scheme (exterior paint, deviated stitching, deviated seat piping
or deviated color seat belts). It's all about branding the color to the
calipers to a brake performance level for the most part at Porsche!

*The other was the 997 Turbo S 'Edition 918 Spyder'

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6)) There are only five 'colors' that Porsche uses on their brake
calipers... 'Black', 'Acid Green', 'Silver', 'Speed Yellow' and 'Red'.



Photo shows available brakes on the Porsche Panamera models!

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7) The one exception is the brakes of their Hybrid models. On the
918, for example, the standard PCCB brakes have calipers painted
in 'Acid Green', the politically-correct brake color for that hybrid
platform. And it's also done for 'branding' purposes.



But for their 918 customers (all VIP by definition) however, PAG made
an exception & allowed customers that didn't want 'Acid Green' on their
calipers to change to just one other color - 'Silver' - at a cost just under
$3K for the privilege of that small modification!



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8) On their Panamera S - E Hybrid, however, their 'standard' brakes
are painted 'Acid Green':




But even in this Hybrid model, if you order PCCBs, you get 'Speed Yellow'
calipers on your ceramic brakes:



So the 'branding' theme remains - PCCB's as their top performance
brakes, remain painted 'Speed Yellow' even on this hybrid to maintain
the 'brand' image carefully cultivated by Porsche that equates 'Speed
Yellow' calipers with PCCBs!

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9) It seems that perhaps in the 996 period, PAG honored the request
of some of their VIP customers to paint a different color their PCCB
calipers. Although seldom allowed and extremely costly to do, there
were cases where PAG acceded to these requests.

https://rennlist.com/forums/997-foru...he-option.html

But in the 997 era (it seems), PAG made a decision NOT to deviate
from the 'standard' color branding scheme they established. Today,
I do not believe PAG will consider painting a PCCB caliper on a 991
or 981 any other color but 'Speed Yellow' at the factory. Same for
the base 'Black' calipers or the 'Red' for the S models! 'Silver'
(some called it 'Titanium') apparently graced some 996 models,
but that practice was soon discarded and to my knowledge there
were no 997s, 987s, 991s or 981's with anything other than the
standard three colors - 'Yellow', 'Red' & 'Black' - with the exception
of the few 'Edition 918 Spyder' 997 Turbo S with 'Acid Green'
calipers on the PCCBs offered to 918 deposit-holders in 2011:



'Silver' calipers on the brakes seems to appear only on some current
models of the Panamera, Cayenne & Macan (don't ask me why!). And
were optional, as previously mentioned, on the 918!

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10) On one (April 2013) of my visits to 'Porsche Exclusive' in Zuffenhausen,
I specifically asked Boris Apenbrink, Director - Special Vehicles, whether
PAG would consider a request for a deviating color for the brake calipers
on any 991/981 model. And his response was an emphatic 'Nein'. PAG
& 'Porsche Exclusive' had considered the requests for color coordination
for brake calipers and rejected it in favor of faithfully adhering to the
concept of associating a specific color (e.g.. 'Speed Yellow'), with a
specific performance brake (e.g. 'PCCB'). And they were more interested
in that 'mental association with a particular color' than with allowing their
customers to fully customize every painted surface on their vehicle!

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11) 'Branding' works. Ferrari now offers ceramic brakes as standard
in all of their regular models. But a customer can choose from a few
colors for their calipers. Increasingly, their clients are choosing 'Yellow'
calipers because many of their customers associate 'yellow' with ceramic
brakes. Guess who 'branded' that 'tradition'?



http://www.ferrarichat.com/forum/360...questions.html

MB 'AMG', BMW 'M' & Audi 'quattro GmbH' have not fallen yet for the
'fad' of using 'Yellow' calipers for their ceramic brakes...but give them
a few years & let's see where it all goes with the yellow caliper craze!

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Hope I covered the main points...



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Saludos,
Eduardo
Carmel
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Here is Pete's response which I need to comment on
as soon as I have time to do some additional research:


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Originally Posted by stout View Post
As always, super informative post and entertaining, too—with
great pics of unusual cars that illustrate your points. Thank you!!

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Minor detail: I believe the 996 GT2 came in 2001 as a 2002 MY car
(one of the most annoying/confusing practices in the car industry).
Iirc, PCCBs were also tested and available as a retrofit for existing
(2001 MY) 996 Turbos. Also remember the "lifetime of the car"
service life prediction. Uh...

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For a couple of years (1997-1999 or 2000?), the very light Pastel
Yellow became the standard yellow for the 986, 993 (?), and 996.
Speed Yellow, if available as a "regular" color, was a special color
at a pretty high cost (was it $3k~) iirc—much like today's GT Silver
or Carmine Red in some applications. I recall feeling for those who
paid extra to get Speed Yellow in those years when it became no
cost again for MY 2000 or 2001 (?). I asked a Porsche executive/
designer about this, and his answer was a shrug and something
along the lines of "Sometimes, we wish to communicate with a
certain color."

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Spot on in terms of their philosophy. The yellow caliper tradition
started just before PCCB, though, with their "top performance
brakes" on the regular production 993 Turbo S. Perhaps it goes
back further, to 964s? Would have to research.

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I remember looking at three brand new Carrera GTs at Sebring
when they were still new, with two being notable since one was
PTS Rosso Corsa (stunning, for some reason!) and the other was
white with black calipers and tons of white stitching in its black
interior. I believe the calipers were listed at $8k on the window
sticker, with the stitching at $16k—but that's a bit hazy. Per your
comments, this would have been right on the cusp of the 996/
997 era switchover (2005 per MY, a MY when both 996s and
997s existed). I'm not sure I've ever seen another factory PTS
caliper since then. Even my mechanic hates caliper color changes.
Won't do them anymore, so maybe Porsche feels the same way?

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Was a mid-level thing introduced on the 993 Carrera 4, I think, a
nd continued into the 996 and Cayenne era. But silver calipers
were also used for the Boxster S 550 Edition and then the silver
caliper branding got strange in the 997 C4 era thanks to the
emergence of the 997 Carrera S one rung down. As you note,
it is currently used for S vehicles in some cases where red isn't.
Confusing...

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Good stuff, as always!

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Only thing I'll add is my "If I were king for the day" option wish:
Create a single caliper color for a "modest" price ($500? $1000?)
available to anyone who wants it: Metallic gray. That way, it would
signal extra dollars had been spent (branding! Exclusive!), but also
allow people to get the brakes they want without clashing colors.





Cannot confirm, but I've stared at the car in CAlexio's avatar on
more than one occasion. It sure is in line with Müller's 997 RS 4.0,
which was often seen in Zuffenhausen. GT Silver with no stripes,
orange wheels, and orange details. It's one of my 3-4 favorite
997 RS 4.0s, with the others going to Zwart's Dark Sea Blue 4.0,
the Irish (?) 4.0, and the metallic gray 4.0. Porsche still does
some pretty special things, but can be funny. I remember Zwart's
car had graphics delete, but Porsche refused to delete the silver
traces around its front-bumper intakes. Bet that was in the name
of branding, too...

The photo below was pulled from a quick Google search, and was
posted on Rennteam, but it sure looks like a factory press photo—
a theory supported by the S GO press plate on the front bumper.
I'm pretty sure I've seen the car with another plate, but it would
make sense to protect the CEO's identity for a photo such as this.
Müller, when I spoke with him, was crazy about his RS 4.0. I think
he kept it as a personal car.


https://rennlist.com/forums/987-981-...l#post12870773

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Hey Eduardo,
Looks like we have our first PTS Spyder (post 77)
https://rennlist.com/forums/987-981-...-thread-6.html
I can't find midnight blue metallic on the PTS list. Is it the same as night blue metallic or is it moonlight blue? Gorgeous color
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Originally Posted by Milehigh981 View Post
Hey Eduardo,
Looks like we have our first PTS Spyder (post 77)
https://rennlist.com/forums/987-981-...-thread-6.html
I can't find midnight blue metallic on the PTS list. Is it the same as night blue metallic or is it moonlight blue? Gorgeous color
Milehigh: We should ask the owner to clarify his exact color & color code.
But here is my take from what he has already told us.



There was a color in the 993 that we used to call in English-speaking
markets 'Midnight Blue Metallic'. I believe it was code 39C (F8). The
current approved PTS doesn't list that as 'Midnight Blue Metallic'.



There is 'Moonlight Blue Metallic' and 'Night Blue Metallic'. My guess is
that this UK customer ordered for his Spyder what PAG currently calls
'Night Blue Metallic', color code 39C. But we will have to ask him to
confirm.

Whatever the color code is, it's very attractive!

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Thanks Eduardo, much appreciated!
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Default 'Maritime Blue' .1 991 gt3 RS...

From the PTS reference thread in the 991 gt3 forum:

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Daniel:

It doesn't look like 'Voodoo Blau' to me and I agree 'Club Blau'
is not yet on PTS approved list. Photos often mislead. But I am
leaning towards thinking it might be 'Maritime Blue' on this one:



****

While on the subject of 'Maritime Blue', I just received these great photos
from our friend Lawrence Romanosky of Porsche Centre Calgary...




...on a PTS 'Maritime Blue' .1 991 gt3 RS they have just received for a client:








Some of the most interesting custom ordered PTS Porsches in Canada come from
this Alberta centre and I salute my fellow 'Canadians' for their leadership in PTS
at Porsche!





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